What is the importance of glasses for an olive oil tasting?

When we talk about virgin olive oil tastings we have to differentiate the type of tasting we have decided to attend since depending on the importance and the rigor with which it is carried out, we have to take into account the regulations that regulate said tasting.

Olive Oil tasting course: oil assessment and improvement points

Training in olive oil tasting follows a continuous upward trend. The awareness and global trend towards healthy products, added to the rise of the Mediterranean diet, has made extra virgin olive oil part of the imports of practically every country in the world. Consumers are...

What can you learn in an extra virgin olive oil tasting?

First of all, we are going to differentiate a virgin olive oil tasting from a virgin olive oil tasting course. An olive oil tasting is an activity and specific experience, where depending on the type of tasting we select we will learn some things or others. An olive oil tasting...

List of virgin olive oil sensory analysis laboratories

The tasting panel is the necessary instrument to carry out a sensory analysis of virgin olive oil. What does a tasting panel consist of? It is a minimum group of 8 people. These people have been previously selected for their special interest in tasting. These people are trained...

List of Physico-Chemical Olive Oil Testing Laboratories

The International Olive Oil Council (IOC) recognizes laboratories that prove to be suitable for physicochemical evaluations of virgin olive oil. This is an important recognition for laboratories and a guarantee for anyone who wants to know the physicochemical quality of a virgin...

3 requirements to export olive oil

When we try to establish the requirements to export olive oil, we could fill 300 sheets with the amount of information necessary to export olive oil. From the necessary documents, list of operators, converters, legislation according to the country of departure and destination,...

Yields in olive oil

We are in the middle of the olive campaign and the oil mills are starting to work. In the first place, it has been costly to determine the specific date, day and time of olive harvest since you have to be aware of both the weather, whether it rains or not, along with the...

Why is it important to do the ESAO Master Olive Oil Consultant Certification?

Obtaining high-quality Extra Virgin Olive Oil is the ultimate goal. But having tasting notions it's not enough because you have to know where is coming from  what are tasting comes from. Olive oil is the final product, which has been influenced by the farm, the harvest, the...

5 tips that will help in your master miller day to day

The elaboration of Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO) is not an exact science. We find a multitude of factors that all intervene in the manufacture of our oil. All the factors that intervene, in turn, depend on the campaign in question, with which, we are adding complex variables...

2022/23 Olive Oil Campaign

  The 2022/23 campaign for olive harvesting and olive oil production is expected to be disastrous, both in quantity and quality, despite the fact that prices are around €4 euros or €4.5. We are talking about a drop in production of around 11% worldwide and 45% at the Spanish...

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